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Want to know what REALLY happens when you swallow your gum?

Raise your hand if your mom (or dad) warned you about the perils of swallowing gum?

August 03, 2016 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Living well

15 healthy habits that will make you feel unstoppable

We all know those people who seem to have life all together. They radiate happiness and even when rough times come their way, they battle it with class and poise. Do you want to know their secret? They take time each day to establish healthy habits that bring happiness.

August 03, 2016 | Courtnie Erickson FamilyShare | Living well

Drowning in grief: How one mother learned to live with the pain after the loss of a child

It was the silence that gave Maria Kubitz the first shiver of dread. While cleaning the house, she suddenly realized that she hadn't seen her 4-year-old daughter, Margareta, in 10, maybe 15 minutes, and that she wasn't sure where she was or what she was doing.

August 02, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

The sobering reason parents should never take a book to the pool or beach

Elise Cerami knew how to swim. Sienna Maloney didn’t. Despite their differences in ability and age — Elise was 13, Sienna, 3 — the girls shared a terrible commonality: They drowned in recent weeks.

August 01, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

13 destructive things you should never do when you're menstruating

Every woman knows the painful reality of "that time of the month," but have you heard of the things you are not supposed to do? We spend so much time thinking about what we should do, and forget about the deadly sins of menstration. We all feel and act different on our period, but all of these can affect every woman's cycle in a negative way.

August 01, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Living well

Is raw produce the best kind to eat?

Which type of produce is best to eat?

August 01, 2016 | Erica Hansen MS, RD, CD | Living well

7 symptoms of skin cancer you NEVER can ignore

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, it is estimated 76,380 new cases of severe melanoma will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year- of those diagnoses an estimated 10,130 people will die from skin cancer.

July 27, 2016 | Hannah Rose FamilyShare | Living well

How to vanquish the dreaded 'Dad Bod'

It's not just women who retain weight after childbirth. Fathers, too, can put on pounds, particularly around the stomach and abdomen, and the "Dad Bod" physique can portend all sorts of health woes, including heart disease and diabetes.

July 27, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

8 characteristics all attractive women have in common

Attraction is a funny thing. It’s the invisible pull that brings two people together.

July 25, 2016 | Hannah Rose FamilyShare | Living well

The 5 best exercises for lower back pain

Back pain is a very common ailment. So it’s no surprise that, as chiropractors, we’re often asked, "What can I do to relieve my lower back pain?"

July 25, 2016 | Eric Brown FamilyShare | Living well

The Hamilton-inspired reason you need to take a vacation

More than 40 percent of Americans don't take the vacation days they've accrued. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton was among them, with catastrophic consequences we can learn from today.

July 24, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

Why American children can't pay attention

The growth of ADHD diagnoses and drugs in America raises a question: Is anyone out there paying attention?

July 24, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

11 signs you’re pregnant and don’t even know it

I know you want to ask the big question, “How can a woman not know she is pregnant?” They must know or they must be in denial.

July 23, 2016 | Hannah Rose FamilyShare | Living well

How to successfully transition from rigid dieting to eating intuitively

It's no secret that fad diets don't work; at least not in the long-term. Dieting is actually a consistent predictor of weight gain rather than long-term weight loss. People who recognize this truth are often left scratching their heads wondering what to do to live a healthy lifestyle if they're not dieting.

July 23, 2016 | Paige Smathers | Living well

Signs of infertility you should NEVER ignore

There is nothing the world loves more than a baby announcement. People fawn over gender reveals and throw parties to celebrate the arrival of their little bundles of joy. There is a strong public display of encouragement for conception but little empathy and support for the millions of women struggling to discuss their baby-making challenges.

July 23, 2016 | Hannah Rose FamilyShare | Living well

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A parent's guide to navigating the sugar rush of Halloween

The dark side of Halloween used to be its connection to evil. But there's a new demon in town that plays an even bigger ...

October 25, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

12 secrets of women with gorgeous hair

We all have that one friend who has absolutely beautiful locks on her head. But does anyone really know how she gets her hair looking ...

October 25, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Living well

Why some Christians celebrated the news about the 3-parent baby

When doctors announced that a baby carrying the genetic material of three people was born in Mexico earlier this year, Christians were divided on the ...

October 24, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

7 easy beauty tips to be your most attractive self

Do you ever have those days when everything just looks wrong? Your hair falls flat, you found a new pimple on your nose and the ...

October 24, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Living well

A dietitian's perspective on how to handle Halloween candy

I hear this question a lot this time of year, “as a mom and dietitian, how do you handle Halloween candy with your kids?” People ...

October 23, 2016 | Emily Fonnesbeck | Living well

Beware of running addiction

It was late one afternoon, and I had just finished a long day that consisted of taking care of seven children and house-training a puppy ...

October 20, 2016 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | Living well

How Republicans and Democrats could come together on health care to solve the Obamacare mess

With the U.S. spending a whopping 18 percent of its gross domestic product on health care, there's no shortage of health issues the ...

October 20, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well

Is picky eating really a problem?

Picky eating is a concern that plagues parents of growing kids across America and many adult eaters too.

October 19, 2016 | Erica Hansen MS, RD, CD | Living well

5 signs your spouse is depressed (and how to help)

Depression affects more than 350 million people worldwide. According to the ADAA, depression is an illness that makes someone feel useless, discouraged, unmotivated and hopeless ...

October 19, 2016 | Callie Hansen FamilyShare | Living well

7 tips to handling your partner’s pet allergies

Pets and humans make for great companions. But it can be a disaster when your four-legged friend makes your partner cry, sneeze and break out ...

October 19, 2016 | Fatima Puri FamilyShare | Living well

7 health issues your hair is trying to tell you

The human body is an amazing and beautiful creation, but what is even more amazing is the ability for the body to communicate when something ...

October 18, 2016 | Chakell Wardleigh FamilyShare | Living well

6 beauty benefits you didn't know about from exercising

We all know that exercise helps you lose the extra five pounds and helps tone your body, but have you considered what beauty benefits it ...

October 18, 2016 | Liset Rivet FamilyShare | Living well

20 beauty benefits of coconut oil you didn't know about

The new hype over organic beauty products is spreading across the world, most especially, the hype about the beauty and health benefits of coconut oil ...

October 17, 2016 | Liset Rivet FamilyShare | Living well

How to protect your family from the new 'super lice' outbreak

There is now a treatment for the resistant, mutant "super lice" that have spread to almost every state across the U.S. Cases of lice ...

October 17, 2016 | Liset Rivet FamilyShare | Living well

9 vital things you need to know about diabetes

For someone who doesn’t have diabetes it can be difficult to understand exactly what it means. Someone with diabetes needs to completely change their ...

October 17, 2016 | Callie Hansen FamilyShare | Living well

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